Westport is often described as an idyllic place to live, but the pain of losing a loved one someone’s reckless, negligent or intentional actions can make even the most beautiful place unbearable. At MeehanLaw, LLC, in Westport, we file Connecticut wrongful death lawsuits on behalf of estate representatives, seeking fair compensation. The estate representative can seek monetary damages for expenses tied to the death. Though no amount of money can heal grief, we can help you cover bills and achieve a measure of justice.
Our personal injury attorneys handle each wrongful death claim with the sensitivity, urgency and advocacy it deserves. We take on cases that involve:
If a family member has lost his life for any of these reasons, we can seek damages on behalf of the estate, which will be distributed to the deceased’s selected inheritors as laid out in his will or established by state law if no will exists.
To prove that a defendant was legally at fault, the plaintiff (estate representative) must show that the defendant’s actions caused injuries resulting in death, whether the death was instantaneous or occurred later. Depending on the circumstances, we will work to show that the defendant’s actions were negligent or intentional, that those actions led to the victim’s death and that the estate has suffered losses that should be compensated.
Our experienced wrongful death lawyers calculate damages based on the facts of the case and the life the victim led prior to his or her death. We can seek damages to cover the costs of the victim’s
If a defendant’s deliberate or reckless actions substantially contributed to a death, Connecticut law allows the estate representative to seek double or triple damages.
In Connecticut, a wrongful death claim must be brought within two years of the incident that caused the death. When you seek our help, we will act promptly and thoroughly to pursue the justice you deserve.
Located in Westport, Connecticut, the attorneys at MeehanLaw, LLC pursue just compensation for the estates of wrongful death victims. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our knowledgeable lawyers, call us at 203-916-1743 or contact us online.